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Thomas and Thomas help Sun hand Lynx first loss, 98-93

18 Juin 2017

The Sun (3-5) opened the season with four losses, including their opener against the Dream.

All five CT starters scored in double figures as the Sun beat Minnesota 98-93 to hand the Lynx their first loss of the season on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center.

While the two teams kept up with one another through the first three-quarters, CT managed to pull away in the fourth.

Jonquel Jones was fouled and calmly sank a pair of free throws with six seconds left to give the Sun the road win and send the Lynx to defeat.

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For their part, India were stunned by Sri Lanka but secured top spot in Group B with a comfortable win over South Africa . India have batted to a plan so far, and not much is likely to change in the final .

CT would extend that lead to eight, but Minnesota kept fighting. After Jasmine Thomas had missed two free throw attempts, Moore had another chance at a three but missed the rim.

Alyssa Thomas' 20 points are a season high as she reached 1,000 for her career and added a career-high eight assists. She also dished out a career-best eight assists while grabbing eight rebounds. All five CT starters finished in double-digits for the victory which saw them shoot a blazing hot 55.4 percent from the floor as a team, and 45.5 percent from three-point range.

Moore led the Lynx with 22 points while Renee Montgomery had 17 off the bench. Minnesota shot 51.4 percent for the game including 43.8 percent from downtown. The Lynx were outrebounded 36-21.

With the win, the Connecticut Sun move to a record of 5-5 overall and 3-3 away. That ended the home team's season-opening winning streak at nine games in a row.

Thomas and Thomas help Sun hand Lynx first loss, 98-93